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Forum: Fabrication Today, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 753
Posted By Norm W
Think "Venetian Blind" for the damper.

Think "Venetian Blind" for the damper.
Forum: Welding 03-30-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Norm W
I have a HF hood that has been working for about...

I have a HF hood that has been working for about 12 years. I hang it in the window so it gets a daily ration of sun light. If it's stupid but it works, it ain't stupid. :D
Forum: Machining 03-25-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Norm W
It's been about 55 years since I last saw one of...

It's been about 55 years since I last saw one of those. I don't particularly want to use one again.
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By Norm W
Knowing the GNAP it is right between his ears. ...

Knowing the GNAP it is right between his ears. :rolleyes:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-16-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Norm W
I don't think you are wasting your time. The...

I don't think you are wasting your time. The skills shown in the videos will be there for people to see. Probably by more people than go to shows, be they engine, smithing, craft etc. A link on...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-15-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Norm W
Jen, I tried to do the thumbs up, but the...

Jen, I tried to do the thumbs up, but the confuser tells me I have to google, tweet or make some other kind of noise. :rolleyes: So you can tack on another "Phantom" thumbs up. At least until they...
Forum: Machining 02-26-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Norm W
A real "Old School" trick is to chalk the taper. ...

A real "Old School" trick is to chalk the taper. It did make extraction a bit more difficult.
Forum: Welding 02-07-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,519
Posted By Norm W
Cam, It could be people starting to cook dinner....

Cam, It could be people starting to cook dinner. When I was a youngster a local manufacturer had problems with their heat treating on the second shift. It turned out that the gas pressure dropped...
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Norm W
Powered by a "Driptroit" engine. Every time you...

Powered by a "Driptroit" engine. Every time you strike an arc "Screamin' Jimmy" sings you a tune.
Forum: Welding 01-31-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By Norm W
So far I've only run 6011. If I get a job that...

So far I've only run 6011. If I get a job that needs 7018 or 6010 I'll find out how that runs. No sense in rushing into anything. :D
Forum: Fabrication 01-31-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By Norm W
That depends on how much you take off the tree. ...

That depends on how much you take off the tree. Go far enough and the corners will be square. :devil:
Forum: Fabrication 01-31-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By Norm W
Not really, instead of spinning them, just run...

Not really, instead of spinning them, just run them straight through a four headed debarker. Same result just a different machine.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By Norm W
Making lumber would be much easier if they could...

Making lumber would be much easier if they could grow square trees.
Forum: Welding 01-30-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By Norm W
The problem with welding wood is you have to run...

The problem with welding wood is you have to run high amps because that's what those birch dowels need to start an arc. :D:eek:
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By Norm W
They sell them to loggers because if you tell a...

They sell them to loggers because if you tell a log to roll over, it will just sit there. :D:rolleyes:
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-08-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 48,621
Posted By Norm W
I use "In-ground Gutters". A trench about 6...

I use "In-ground Gutters". A trench about 6 inches deep, lined with plastic, running parallel to the building, under the eves. At the bottom is a 4 inch plastic pipe with a screening sock over it,...
Forum: Welding 12-30-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,173
Posted By Norm W
"I'm gonna primarily be running stick but am also...

"I'm gonna primarily be running stick but am also gonna keep some flux core wire loaded and on hand ."

I would figure with his above statement, he won't be running a shielding gas. :D I can only...
Forum: Fabrication 12-26-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,097
Posted By Norm W
A bit off the topic but, how often do you have to...

A bit off the topic but, how often do you have to soap the gas well? Or do you have an alternate method to get the water out?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-22-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By Norm W
It seems that all the car companies are going for...

It seems that all the car companies are going for that last .001 of corporate mileage. They run the rings so loose that the oil just goes right by them. Honda does the same thing. I don't think...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Norm W
You might check over on Smokstak.com. They have...

You might check over on Smokstak.com. They have a section on generators and the folks there are very helpful. There may be someone here that has had experience with that particular set up, but if...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-08-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Norm W
Something is wrong.......I can see the floor! ...

Something is wrong.......I can see the floor! :eek:
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-08-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 48,621
Posted By Norm W
I don't suppose you locked the door when you...

I don't suppose you locked the door when you left. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,023
Posted By Norm W
I was pulling targets for competition a while...

I was pulling targets for competition a while back. Those folks have a rest that has a control lever for wind-age and elevation. They shoot at 200 yards and try to put 5 shots through the same...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-03-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 48,621
Posted By Norm W
For your living area the wall furnace would work....

For your living area the wall furnace would work. They aren't cheap, but they do work. Intake and exhaust through the same basic hole in the wall. They wouldn't work that well for the work area,...
Forum: Welding 12-02-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Norm W
How about Phil A. Buster. :eek: No it couldn't...

How about Phil A. Buster. :eek: No it couldn't be that, a welder actually gets something done. :devil: Are welders apolitical? :confused:
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